Tag Archive | Curriculum

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

I am always looking for new ways to use formative assessment in my classroom, so I was excited when I was introduced to Pear Deck by another person in my district. Pear deck allows you to create interactive presentations with built-in assessment options. It has the standard question options, like multiple-choice, free text (both short […]

5 More Free Digital Resources for Math Teachers

Last month, I posted a list of 5 Free Digital Resources for Math Teachers. Since then, I have stumbled upon several more to add to the list. Let’s take a look at five more great resources to teach match in the digital classroom! 1. Gooru is a search engine with more than 2,600 standards-aligned resources, called […]

Edtech Resource of the Week – MeeGenius

For any elementary reading teachers out there looking for another resource to add to your bag of tricks, check out MeeGenius, a library of eBooks that students can access from just about any device. MeeGenius allows students to read along with a selected eBook to help emerging readers develop word recognition skills by seeing words […]

Google Earth in the Classroom

Google Earth is by no means a new resource in education, but it is a great one and I always love sharing ideas for how to integrate this tool into the classroom.  Take a look at some of the great resources below to learn how to use GE to engage students with virtual explorations of […]

5 Free Digital Resources for Math Teachers

The internet is full of great resources for math teachers, but often it’s difficult to find the time to dig through and find the best ones for your students.  Today’s post focuses on some free resources to help math students visualize difficult concepts and manipulate numbers and variables to discover the language of mathematics.  1. Geogebra Geogebra is […]

Edtech Resource of the Week – BioDigital Human

Those of you who know me are likely aware that I am a fan of the Google Chrome web browser.  So today’s resource comes from the Chrome Web Store, and you will need to download Google Chrome if you don’t have it yet – it’s free. I stumbled upon the BioDigital Human web application in the Chrome […]

Open Source Curriculum

I have been thinking a lot lately about the amount of money spent each year on textbooks in the U.S. K-12 education system.  The most recent article I could find regarding educational publishing sales, from the Association of American Publishers, lists over $3.5 billion dollars spent in K-12 for 2010, and I would guess it […]